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Today on The Doctor Is In we hear from Dr. Neda Yazdi, MD Rheumatologist/Internist
@docneda speaks about Prednisone: Why We Use It and Its Side Effects
Prednisone is a wonderful fast acting anti-inflammatory medication. It is typically used for different reasons including autoimmune disease, lung disease or kidney disease. Although it is a wonderful drug in the short term it can have long-term side effects.
The side effects include :
1️⃣ Drug induced diabetes
3️⃣ Weight gain or bloating
4️⃣ Mood irritability: anxiety, rarely psychosis, poor sleep
…the list goes on
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